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EU to fund transfer of coronavirus patients across borders to prevent hospitals collapse

Christian Fernsby |
The European Commission will spend 220 million euros ($260 million) to move coronavirus patients across borders of the 27 nation bloc to prevent healthcare systems in the most affected countries from collapsing.

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The EU would work for the quick validation of rapid antigen tests and that the Commission was in talks with four companies to secure potential coronavirus vaccines, after it had already sealed supply deals with other three.

The EU Commission also said it will work to have a common passenger locator form by the end of the year to trace travellers in the bloc.

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